This position will develop and implement fundraising strategies and activities to carry forward the mission and vision of Mayo Clinic. The Principal Gifts Officer will qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward principal gifts prospects to align benefactor interests with the strategic objectives of the institution. The Principal Gifts Officer will manage a portfolio of up to 170 prospects with a primary focus on qualifying prospects and closing gifts of $1,000,000+ and will partner with the Regional Manager (Associate Chair/Vice-Chair) to develop and implement strategies for all gifts of $5,000,000 and above. Development professionals at Mayo Clinic are required to adhere to the "Donor Bill of Rights" and ethical standards set forth for the department and the institution. A Bachelor's degree is required. A Master's degree and/or fundraising certification is preferred. Requires seven years' experience in qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of benefactors with a demonstrated track record of securing gifts of $1,000,000+. Incumbent must be a self-motivated, self-directed and highly organized individual who will promote a productive, collegial workplace and be a professional ambassador for Mayo Clinic at the highest levels. Belief in the mission and strong ethical conduct is essential. A valid driver's license and a good driving record are required, along with the ability to travel extensively on all forms of major public transportation. Requires excellent oral and written communications skills, a broad-based knowledge of fund development and the ability to work in a complex environment with multi-dimensional points of view. The incumbent must be able to work effectively in a consensus-style operation that expects and promotes teamwork. Must be comfortable with ambiguity. Must possess the ability to inspire trust and confidence, and communicate effectively with internal and external audiences. The ability to serve as a role model by working independently, managing multiple projects and maintaining a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality is essential. Must be proficient in the use of information technology and management of database systems. Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
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Mayo Clinic has been recognized three-years in a row as the best hospital in the nation for 2019-2020 by U.S. News & World Report. Our multi-disciplinary group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate medical care. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with over 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, exceptional benefits including medical, dental, paid time off. At Mayo Clinic, you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!